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Pakistan : Earthquake : 2004/02/14
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Duration 2004/02/14
Country
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District
Pakistan
Name Earthquake
Outline At least 24 people were killed when an earthquake, measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale, hit several cities in Pakistan including parts of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Azad Kashmir and Islamabad on 14 February. The earthquake's epicentre was 200 kilometres northeast of Peshawar.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.2 2004/02/23
Dead: 24 people
Injured: 63 people
In Battagram, a landslide caused by the earthquake, killed 13 persons.
In Battagram,
Complesely destroyed: 355 homes
Partially damaged: 705 homes (but no longer fit for habitation)

In Mansehra,
Badly damaged: 1557 homes (of which 109 homes were destroyed)


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Report/Articles
  • OCHA Situation Report No.2 2004/02/23
    According to local authorities 24 persons have been killed, while more than 63 persons injured. In Battagram, a landslide caused by the earthquake, killed 13 persons. Kohistan and Bisham districts have also reported deaths.
  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/02/17
    At least 24 people were killed when an earthquake, measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale, hit several cities in Pakistan including parts of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Azad Kashmir and Islamabad on 14 February.The earthquake's epicentre was 200 kilometres northeast of Peshawar.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/02/15
    Police said 13 people died in the Battagram district, about 160 km (100 miles) northwest of Islamabad, when their minibus was struck by falling rocks and plunged into a ravine.
  • CNN News 2004/02/15
    Pakistan quakes kill at least 21
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  • Yahoo asia News 2004 /02/15
    People sit outside their damaged homes after strong earthquakes in Khanian, Pakistan, on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004. Three strong earthquakes rattled a remote region of northern Pakistan, toppling walls and setting off landslides that killed at least 20 people, officials said. More than 150 homes were damaged and 30 other people injured.